Jets set to face Cardinals as scheduled after additional COVID-19 testing comes back negative

USATSI Earlier on Friday, ESPN and ProFootballTalk reported that the New York Jets sent all coaches and players home from their New Jersey facilities after a player registered a “presumptive positive” COVID-19 test. After additional testing was conducted, however, all results came back negative and it was assumed that the player had registered Read more

Patriots’ Cam Newton asymptomatic after testing positive for COVID-19, could return soon, per report

USATSI Cam Newton, who was inactive during the Patriots‘ 26-10 loss to the Chiefs on Monday after he tested positive for COVID-19, was asymptomatic before the game, according to ESPN. Newton, who reportedly tested positive on Oct. 2, could be able to return to practice as early as Thursday as long Read more

Saints’ Michael Burton gets negative COVID-19 result on re-test after originally testing positive, per report

USATSI There’s some good news for the Saints and Lions on Sunday morning after getting some bad news on Saturday night. After testing positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, Saints fullback Michael Burton had a re-test done early Sunday and the results came back negative along with a rapid test according Read more

Patriots’ Cam Newton heading to COVID-19 reserve list after reportedly testing positive, will not face Chiefs

USATSI While the Tennessee Titans have experienced a COVID-19 outbreak this week, another team may be in some trouble. On Saturday morning, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton tested positive for the coronavirus, and will miss Sunday’s matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. CBS Sports Read more

COVID-19 testing negotiations ongoing between NFL and NFLPA, and bye week regulations will be ‘critical’

The NFL and NFLPA extended their protocols and regulations for testing at team facilities several times this summer and, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, plan to talk this week regarding how to handle bye weeks. The contact tracing and testing measures have worked better than anyone could Read more

Coronavirus: WNBA’s Stefanie Dolson reveals testing positive along with entire family, says all have recovered

The 2020 WNBA Draft went forward on Friday night, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was held virtually. Commissioner Cathey Engelbert announced the picks live from her living room, while top prospects — including No. 1 overall pick Sabrina Ionescu — were incorporated via video conferencing.  Speaking of Read more

Four-time All-Star Jim Edmonds says he’s doing well after testing positive for coronavirus, pneumonia

Former big-league outfielder Jim Edmonds, best known for his time with the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Angels, announced on his Instagram on Wednesday night that he is now symptom-free and “doing really well” after testing positive for pneumonia and COVID-19, the novel coronavirus spreading across the globe.  “I Read more